Not-So-Scary Child Medusa Homemade Costume

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I love making Halloween costumes for my daughter and this past year she wanted to be something fun and not kiddie.  So I looked at some ideas and suggested Medusa.  I showed her some ideas and when I said we can even spray your hair green, she was all for it. I started with a … Read more

Awesome Homemade Fantasia Centaurette Costume

fantasia centaurette costume

My daughter Giselle is responsible for dreaming this Fantasia Centaurette costume up! Giselle has slight sensory processing challenges that over the years has led to very selective screen time. The high drama and battles of most Disney movies overwhelm her, without fail. We try to find movies to cuddle and watch together. And more often … Read more

Adorable and Comfortable Homemade Toddler Centaur Costume

toddler centaur costume

I’m really into Greek mythology and thought it would be a very unique and cute idea to see a creature come to life. At first, creating this toddler centaur costume was a bit of a challenge. But after I did some simple measurements and had some free time, I was able to put it together. … Read more

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

Amazing Steampunk Satyr Costume

This Steampunk Satyr costume was entirely made by hand! I took my love for fantasy and combined it with my enjoyment for gears and mechanics.  My costume combined Steampunk and Satyr together. Making the Steampunk Satyr Costume Horns: The horns are sculpted/carved from insulation foam and coated with one layer of Worbla.  After they were … Read more

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

Epic Homemade Medusa Costume

I am wearing my homemade Medusa costume. The idea came to me when I went to Ren Fest one weekend dressed in my ice dragon costume and a boy called me Medusa. I never thought of being her, but the tragic tale struck a chord with me. I did tons of research. Not only was … Read more

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

Cool DIY Medusa Costume

My inspiration for the dress came to me when I was watching the cheesy 80’s movie Clash of the Titans. I had bought the dress from a yard sale earlier this summer. The dress is actually an old wedding dress I found in a yard sale for $8.00, I then used eight cans of cheap … Read more

Renaissance Festival Faun Costume

Renaissance Festival Faun Costume

I like to frequent Renaissance Festivals, and i’ve always wanted to make a Faun costume. I enjoy the mythological side of costuming, and since I needed something to freshen up my Ren Fest experience, I decided to start constructing something that would resemble the idea that had been prancing around in my head for so … Read more

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

A Chic Named Bob Dresses As Medusa

I have to come right out and admit that I can’t take complete credit for this one. The design, styling, and sewing was all me, but the idea was from a little friend… literally. I work at an elementary school and I’ve always enjoyed working with kids because there’s never a dull moment. I’m the … Read more

Spartacus and Sura Couple Costume

Spartacus and Sura Couple Costume

My boyfriend Chad and I are huge Spartacus fans! We were both thinking about how cool those outfits are and what it would be like if we had them. Chad is a bodybuilder and I thought it would look really awesome on him. He is being the main gladiator Spartacus and I am being Spartacus’s … Read more

Little Roman Soldier and Chariot Costume

Little Roman Soldier and Chariot Costume

Story of the Little Roman Soldier and his Chariot Costume January 14, 2015 the lord blessed my husband and I with a baby boy, Charlie (Charles J. Thiebaud V).  He has been the joy of our life ever since. Mommy was determined to make his Halloween Costume EPIC.  I didn’t want him to be anything … Read more

Medusa Costume for a Girl

Medusa Costume for a Girl

My daughter is wearing this Medusa costume. She wanted to be something or someone scary for Halloween. So after some thinking we came up with Medusa. For the costume we used black leggings (which I pulled fishnet hose over and spray painted green to make it look like scales), black combat boots, black fishnet gloves, … Read more

Cool Medusa Costume

Cool Medusa Costume

The idea for this Medusa costume came when I received something in the mail that was wrapped in a large piece of bubble wrap. It looked  like snake skin and Medusa was born. I don’t sew but I hot glue very well! I dry brushed the bubble wrap with metallic paint, cut the shapes I … Read more

Hot Pink Phoenix Recycled from Wilbur the Pig Costume

Hot Pink Phoenix Recycled from Wilbur the Pig Costume

My daughter wanted me to make her a colorful hot pink phoenix costume for Halloween.  I really didn’t want to purchase more fabric or make yet another costume that would fill up her closet.  I remembered that I made her a Wilbur the Pig costume last year in the same color she wanted for this … Read more

Super Cool DIY Centaur Costume

Super Cool DIY Centaur Costume

My Little Centaur: I blame Hollywood for my little man’s current fascination with centaurs, there was the Narnia series of movies then the more recent Percy Jackson, they all featured horses and centaurs and my son was quite taken by them. I suppose I shouldn’t have been surprised by the answer I got when I … Read more

God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

God Lovers Poseidon and Medusa Couple Costume

We searched and searched for ideas that nobody else has really done too often, I had watched the movie Immortals and said I wanted that helmet Poseidon wears. Then came the idea to create the entire costume and I searched whom his lover was, it ended up being Medusa. My girlfriend searched for ideas on … Read more

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

Most Horrific Yet Sexy Medusa Costume

I am super proud of two parts to this Medusa costume – the headpiece and the boots. Both took me days to create. For the headpiece, I took at long wig and braided two strands of hair with a pipe cleaner (So I could bend them afterwards). Once this was done, I sewed pieces of … Read more

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

Contest Winning DIY Medusa Costume

After many searches for Halloween costumes on Google, I came across photos of Medusa. I didn’t realize there were so many options for Medusa! I decided to create my own costume instead of buying a commercialized costume that costs way too much for what you get. My hat was made out of shaped copper wiring … Read more

Homemade Medusa Costume – 150 Shades of Snakes

Homemade Medusa Costume - 150 Shades of Snakes

Medusa… Let me turn you to stone! I made every single part of my costume, head to toe (well maybe not the shoes :3) I really loved how this costume came out. I received a lot of compliments and everyone had to touch my wig! They wanted to know what it was made of as … Read more

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

Coolest Medusa Snake Costume

This Medusa snake costume took a little time to make, but was pretty easy! First, I purchased several small snakes, green and silver spray paint, glitter, a plain black jumpsuit, and fishnet tights. I placed the fishnets over the black jumpsuit and sprayed it with green and silver spray paint to get the reptile look. I … Read more

Medusa the Amazon – Sexiest Homemade Medusa Costume

Medusa the Amazon - Sexiest Homemade Medusa Costume

I had a blast making this sexy homemade Medusa costume. This was a nice outlet for me to escape a stressful month, even adults have to have fun right? The headpiece was the most fun for me to make! I bought about 30 black mini snakes (the cheap small ones that you can get about … Read more

Sexy Versace Style Medusa Costume

Sexy Versace Style Medusa Costume

The original story of Medusa always fascinated me when I was growing up, so I decided to create my interpretation of her costume this year. After doing some research online I was going to go the route of cutting off the front of a baseball cap and then adorning it with snakes. I got a … Read more

Beautifully Crafted Sexy Medusa Costume

Beautifully Crafted Sexy Medusa Costume

So this is my golden sexy Medusa costume, I hope you like it :) Skirt: I made the skirt out of a crunched strapless dress, tulle and spray paint. I just added lots and lots of tulle at the bottom and spray painted the skirt using stockings to create a scale look. Top: I used … Read more